- a light yellow cake made with eggs and butter and typically layered, filled, and frosted or made into petits fours for serving.
Origin of génoise
1930–35; < French; feminine of génois of Genoa
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Examples from the Web for genoise
Mix the liquor from the mullets with the Genoise sauce, and pour over them.
This style of genoise is new, and when well made very excellent.The Gastronomic Regenerator:
Cook some cod cutlets as in preceding recipe, and serve with Genoise sauce (see Sauces).